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Re: clarification of 7.2.2. Monitoring Connections for Error Status Messages

From: Henrik Nordström <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 01:47:33 +0200
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Wenbo Zhu <wenboz@google.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1272930453.24081.79.camel@localhost.localdomain>
mån 2010-04-19 klockan 02:31 +0100 skrev Jamie Lokier:
> Mark Nottingham wrote:
> > The server isn't required to wait for the entire request before sending a status. Is that what you're looking for?
> 
> Ah, but is the server allowed to depend on receiving the remainder of
> the request after it has sent a non-error status?

There is nothing which requires clients to send anything to servers.
Clients are free to abort at any time if they no longer have interest in
what the server may say.

So no, servers should not depend on receiving the request body AFTER
they have responded to the request.

Regards
Henrik
Received on Monday, 3 May 2010 23:48:48 GMT

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